Monday, April 15, 2013

.The 2014 Audi R8.

The all new Audi R8 hits the showroom this Friday.  With luscious curves and a mean look it's sure to be the top in its class.   Base price is set to $119,150.  However, the S-Tronic version of the R8 boosts the price nearly 10k.

At a 4.4 second 60-mph speed the R8 has output of 430 horsepower and 316 pounds of torque.  IT'S A MONSTER.    Don't hold your breath because the V-10 will take you up to 525 Horse Power and holds a 5.2 liter engine that will give you a 60-mph time of 3.8 seconds FLAT.  The V-10 pops the price up to a healthy $155,450.

Top shelf Audi R8 will cost somewhere in the range of 175k.  It's deemed the R8 V-10 Plus.  It receives a grade from Utah Car Cents of an "A-Plus".  Pack 25 more horse power into the R8 to reach top shelf and you find yourself at 550 Horse Power and 398 lb-ft of torque!!!

Changes to the new 2014 Model:

  • 7-speed dual-clutch transmission 
  • larger shift paddles
  • newly designed led lights
  • diamond stitched leather available
  • NEW blue matte paint available for V-10 Plus only.   

Watch for the new and beautiful R8 this Friday!  

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